Basic Certificate – Admission Requirements

To be admissible to the BC Early Childhood Education Basic Certificate Program, you need the following*:

OR

* a Criminal Records check will be completed upon acceptance

** ages birth to 9 is the typical age for ECE, but the BC ECE certificate is for people who wish to work with children under 5

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Please note: If you have already completed some ECED training and/or course work, please contact the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development ECE Registrar at ECERegistry@gov.bc.ca to confirm in which knowledge areas you will need to complete courses.